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OFFICIAL RELEASE of the [device]\[device] advisory
From: zoa_chien () INAME COM (Zoa_Chien)
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 11:13:23 +0100

This is the OFFICIAL RELEASE (ignore all incomplete pre-releases) of the
exploit by the securax security team.


securax security advisory 01:

Local and REMOTE! users can crash Windows '95/'98 systems using special
crafted path-strings that refer to device drivers being used. Upon parsing
this path the Ms Windows OS will crash leaving no other option but to
reboot the machine. With this all other running applications on the machine
will stop responding...local use : with any application that allows saving
or opening of a file | remote use : with all HTTPd/FTPd/Email/Usenet (and
possibly napster/samba /icq /...). This bug could also be used in macro
This advisory contains a simple workaround.



<LI>text/plain attachment: scx-sa-01.txt

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